Flooding damage to levees is cumulative — and often invisible

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Recent research finds that repeated flooding events have a cumulative effect on the structural integrity of earthen levees, suggesting that the increase in extreme weather events associated with climate change could pose significant challenges for the nation’s aging levee system.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/01/200121133325.htm">Science Daily</a>

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